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April Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Kennford, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6679 / 50°40'4"N

Longitude: -3.5356 / 3°32'8"W

OS Eastings: 291572

OS Northings: 86486

OS Grid: SX915864

Mapcode National: GBR P0.TQMX

Mapcode Global: FRA 37H9.LF2

Entry Name: April Cottage

Listing Date: 2 December 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1306757

English Heritage Legacy ID: 85858

Location: Kenn, Teignbridge, Devon, EX6

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Kenn

Built-Up Area: Kennford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Kenn St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

KENN KENNFORD (west side)
SX 98 NW

2/187 April Cottage

GV II


House. Probably C17 in origin, alterations of the C20. Whitewashed rendered cob on
stone footings ; thatched roof, hipped at right end ; 2 rear lateral stacks.
Plan: Single depth main block, 2 rooms wide, with a central passage ; 1960s rear
addition. The relationship between April Cottage and Brookfield (q.v.) adjoining at
the left (south) is not clear. They appear to be one build and may originally have
been one house. The river Kenn flows adjacent to the right end of the house.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3 window front with a front door to left of centre
into a passage. Plate glass C20 windows in timber frames.
Interior: Modernized. Timber panelling said to survive behind modern wall plaster on
party wall with Brookfield (information from owner).
Roof: Straight principal rafters visible on first floor, apex not inspected at time
of survey (1987).


Listing NGR: SX9157286486

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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